Athens' Megarian Decree

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  • Elsa Bouchard (University of Montreal)

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As a response to an ancient offence, Athens banned Megarian access to Athenian harbours and marketplaces. The decree was a factor in the outbreak of the Peloponnesian War.

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Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "Athens' Megarian Decree". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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